Todd H. Votteler, Ph.D. is the President of Collaborative Water Resolution LLC. Votteler is a co-founder and the Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Water Journal. He was Executive Manager of Science, Intergovernmental Relations and Policy for the Guadalupe–Blanco River Authority where he regularly worked with the media, state and federal administrative agencies, the Texas Legislature and the U.S. Congress. He was also the Chairman of the Guadalupe Basin Coalition. Votteler was the first Executive Director of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust, a 501(c)3 land and water trust. He served as Chairman of the Texas Land Trust Council.
Votteler was appointed by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Lucius Bunton as the Federal Special Master for the Endangered Species Act (ESA) litigation, Sierra Club v. San Antonio. Prior to that he assisted Federal Court Monitor Joe G. Moore, Jr. during the landmark ESA litigation over the Edwards Aquifer, Sierra Club v. Babbitt. His previous experience also includes Research Scientist for the Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in Washington, D.C., and Chairman of the Texas Land Trust Council.
Votteler has a B.S. in Natural Resources from The University of the South, an M.S. in Natural Resources from The University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Geography from Texas State University.